One of the reasons MMA fans love this sport is witnessing the passing of the torch. In basketball or football, this means one team finally losing in the sport’s biggest game. In the UFC, it means defeating the incumbent champion.
UFC fans were treated to this twice in the past year! Both the middleweight and men’s bantamweight championships switched hands in memorable fashion and many MMA fans were able to witness it live! These moments are rare and special, and we’ve collected our favorites below!